Posts Tagged: "Iceland"

My favorite places of 2018

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My favorite places of 2018 February 8, 2019 I love to look back on the highlights of the year gone by and to relive the places that stood out for me the most. It was hard to choose my favorite ones from 2018: I visited so many special places. I...

2018 one year in travels

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2018: one year in travels January 4, 2019 Another year has passed, new travel memories were made. The first four months of 2018 were dedicated to hard work. Next to my demanding job at the castle, I finished my new book ‘Holland land of riviers‘ and I completed my education...

What to see and do in the Reykjanes peninsula in Iceland

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What to see and do in the Reykjanes peninsula in Iceland November 15, 2018 Reykjanes peninsula is most famous for the Blue Lagoon, Icelands most popular tourist attraction. Most people only hurry by this area on their way tot he airport. But that’s a shame, Reykjanes has so much more...

What to see and do in Reykjavík, Iceland

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What to see and do in Reykjavík, Iceland November 8, 2018 Icelands capital Reykjavík is the worlds most northern capital. Reykjavík consists of a city center and several suburbs. Somehow the city looks different than any other European city. Municipal and community buildings are made of stone or concrete, but...

Dyrhólaey and Reynisfjara, Iceland’s black beaches

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Dyrhólaey and Reynisfjara, Iceland’s black beaches October 10, 2018 Vík í Mýdral is the most southern village in Iceland. It’s located at Iceland’s ringroad, so you will pass Vik on your way south and east. For many travellers it’s just a quick stop on their way, but beach lovers should...

Exploring Vatnajökull National Park in Iceland

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Exploring Vatnajökull National Park in Iceland October 3, 2018 Vatnajökull National Park is the largest national park in Europe. Vatnajökull measures more than 13.000 square kilometers, about 11 percent of the land surface of Iceland. The nature reserves Skaftafell and Jökulsárgljúfur fall within the boundaries of Vatnajökull National Park. Before...

Waterfalls and geysers: exploring Icelands ‘Golden Circle’

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Waterfalls and geysers: exploring Icelands ‘Golden Circle’ September 19, 2018 The Golden Circle is for most travellers a first introduction to Iceland, after arriving in Reykjavik. These divers sights are close to the capital, easy to reach and can therefore be quite crowded. The Golden Cirle route includes Þingvellir National...

Exploring vast and wild Landmannalaugar in Iceland

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Exploring vast and wild Landmannalaugar in Iceland September 10, 2018 Landmannalaugar, is a vast area of stunning and unique beauty in the heart of Iceland’s southern Highlands. This site was historically known for its natural geothermal baths, hence its name the ‘People’s Pools’. Nowadays its one of Icelands most popular...